Category: Quilts I have made

I have made a bunch of quilts over the years and like to show and talk about them.

I made a political quilt to benefit a good cause

I have been creating quilts for 33 years and this is the first time that I have made one with a political message. I wasn’t opposed to the idea but I am not the speediest of quilters. I always figured that whatever the cause was it would be gone and forgotten before I finished the... Read more »

Small Cubs quilts are finished

My husband was watching the Cubs game, wrapped in his Cubs quilt, and I was sewing. Before the end I had a great moment, the small Cubs quilts are finished. Home run for me! After I finished the first top, I put it on Zara’s design wall. I put the remaining blocks up on the... Read more »

Cubs quilt to celebrate the World Series and keep a promise

I am delighted to report that I reached an important goal. I have a finished the Cubs quilt to celebrate the World Series and keep a promise to Cliff. What promise? Let me tell you! When we married he would mention a Cubs quilt to which I would reply, I will make you a Cubs... Read more »
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Christmas quilt is finished - it's a Christmas miracle

I did it, the Christmas quilt is finished. I bet Henry will be so excited or maybe he will think, “What took you so long, Grandma?”In my defense, I am finally feeling better now and that cold is what slowed me down. That and some procrastination along the way. The important thing is that this... Read more »

Modern Geese Pulse quilt is finished

Today was another great day because I finished a quilt. That doesn’t happen all that often, once a month this year. See how cleverly I fit that in? Yes, this was my 9th quilt finished and this is the 9th month. I made this quilt with the leftover fabrics from my Pulse quilt. It was... Read more »

Good news - Halloween Quilt Number 2 is done

I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus sewing wise but I am deliriously happy that Halloween quilt number 2 is done. After I finished the first one I was a bit bored with the idea of doing the quilting and binding on the exact same quilt. Plus, let’s see what other excuses I can... Read more »
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First modern Halloween quilt is finished

Last year I made some Halloween blocks and wanted to make two small quilts using them. I ran out of time and a goal for this year was to finish those quilts. Easy, right? I mean the blocks were done, I just had to sew them together. But I obviously like to make my life... Read more »

My Pulse Quilt is completed #Quilts for Orlando

My Pulse quilt is completed and I loved every minute of making it. I really enjoyed having a basic element, the heart, that I needed to include but free rein otherwise. I kept imagining someone getting this quilt and my desire that it provide some comfort. Part of the fun challenge was doing ruler work.... Read more »

Modern Jungle Quilt is Finished

Last night I was up in my sewing room sewing the binding on the jungle quilt. Lighting was flashing, thunder was crashing and I was dashing towards quilt completion. The storm blew itself out just as I took my final stitches. I had calm skies and the thought that the modern jungle quilt is finished... Read more »
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Nala and Simba Quilt is Finished

I stayed up sewing really late sewing on Wednesday night. I was tired the next day but it was worth it because the Nala and Simba Quilt is finished. I am quilter, hear me roar! My dear Gladys, the Gammill longarm, has been in a really good mood lately. As a result, my only challenge... Read more »
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    Kathy Mathews

    My passions are quilting and sewing. Add to that French, Spanish, books, swimming, travels, new restaurants, yoga and chocolate and you have me. All of these are best shared with family and friends. Except for chocolate, don't touch my chocolate. You can email me at QuiltingSewingCreating@gmail.com

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